February 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Barrs Coordinate MCC Appalachia Program

In the early 2000s, Keith Barr was doing home remodeling work in the Pettisville area. But something was missing, he said. “I was doing work for people who just wanted to change their kitchens or improve their homes,” he said. More...

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Obituaries

Arlene “Tootie” Nafziger

Arlene “Tootie” Nafziger, age 87, of Archbold, passed away early Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Hillside Country Living near Bryan. Prior to her retirement she had worked for Deluxe Cleaners in Archbold for many years.Mrs. More...

Betty A. Krill

Betty A. Krill, age 83 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday morning, Feb. 21, 2015, at the University of Toledo Medical Center, with family at her side. She was born Feb. More...

Robert Allen Goble

April 13, 1956-Feb. 18, 2015

Bob Goble, 58, died Wednesday evening, Feb. 18, 2015, at the Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. He was born April 13, 1956, in Columbus, to the late Roger and Carol (Armbruster) Goble. More...

People

Eight Superior In Pettisville Science Fair

The Pettisville Science Fair resulted in eight Superior ratings for Pettisville students. The fair was Saturday, Feb. 14 in the Pettisville auditorium. More...

“Ghost Of A Chance” Cast

Would you fall in love with a ghost to ensure you never experience the loss of a loved one again? More...

Junior High Honor Choir

Archbold Middle School students sang with 95 others from more than 60 northwest Ohio school districts in the Ohio Music Education Association District 1 Junior High Honor Choir. They performed Sunday, Feb. 15 at the Stranahan Theater, Toledo. More...

Opinion

Pot Plot Gets Worse: Plan To Create A Marijuana Cartel Would Overrule Local Zoning Controls

The cartel of investors seeking a constitutional monopoly to legalize and sell marijuana in Ohio really must be using too much of their own product. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, March 2, 2005 A school is supposed to be an institution that builds a community, Ken Cline told a crowd of about 35 people at the Community Collaborative meeting, Feb. 22. More...

Letter To The Editor

I can understand the appearance of the “Pit Bull Injures Local Boy While Playing” story on the Buckeye’s front page last week. More...

Local Man Shot Monday Night

Rabe In Custody At CCNO On Five Charges

An Archbold man was shot in the foot, and a second man is being held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio in connection with the crime. Con Wyse, 47, Archbold, was shot in the left foot, Monday night, Feb. More...

Fricke Released From Prison

To Pay $100 Per Month Restitution

William “Bill” Fricke, former owner of the now-defunct Archbold Elevator, is a free man. James Barber, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge, granted Fricke’s third request for early release at a hearing, Thursday afternoon, Feb. More...

Another Snowy Saturday

Snow blanketed the Archbold area, Saturday, Feb. 21, the second straight Saturday snow fell on the area. The Archbold Wastewater Treatment Plant recorded 2 1/2 inches of snow on Friday, Feb. 20, and Saturday, Feb. 21. More...

News

DeWine Rejects Marijuana Legalization Petition

Mike DeWine, Ohio attorney general, has rejected a petition that would have put the legalization of marijuana on the ballot. More...

Archbold, Wauseon To Discuss Fire-Rescue Services March 10

Archbold Village Council, Wauseon City Council, and others will discuss the status of fire and emergency medical services in western Fulton County. More...

Archbold Comes Out Ahead In School Funding Plan; Pettisville Loses

The Archbold Area School District would receive additional state funding in the proposed state of Ohio twoyear biannual budget. That’s what Aaron Rex, superintendent, said. More...

Public Record

Feb. 18 Crash Near Fayette Claims Life

Three persons are still hospitalized– two in critical condition– following a Wednesday, Feb. 18 crash that claimed the life of a Bryan woman. Jean M. More...

Juvenile Arrested For Driving Without A License, Other Charges

A 15-year-old Archbold juvenile has been arrested on charges of juvenile delinquency by way of driving without a license, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. More...

Flowers Spark Police Report

A woman filed a report with Archbold police after receiving a delivery of flowers. Samantha M. Kessler, 24, Napoleon, told police flowers were delivered to her at a Middle Street home about 1 pm, Tuesday, Feb. 10. More...

Sports

Pettisville Girls Defend BBC Title

The Pettisville girls basketball team won its second straight Buckeye Border Conference title with a 36-31 victory at Fayette, Thursday, Feb. 19. More...

Streaks Sink Vikings 49-42

The Archbold Blue Streaks are one step closer to their sixth straight Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball title after upending visiting Evergreen 49-42, Friday, Feb. 20. The Streaks stand 14-6, 6- 1 NWOAL. More...

AHS Wrestlers Second In NWOAL; Short, Meyer, Bell Win Individual Titles

What was supposed to be a runaway league title for Delta turned into a dogfight to the finish between Archbold and Wauseon at the Northwest Ohio Athletic League wrestling tournament, Saturday, Feb. 21, at Liberty Center. More...

Religion

Chicago Area Native Takes Over At St. Peter Lutheran In Ridgeville

It was a desire to be closer to family that brought Melinda “Mindy” Elliott, a pastor, to Northwest Ohio and St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ridgeville Corners. Five years ago, the Chicago native was diagnosed with breast cancer. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

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Organizations

Sexual Abuse Survivors Women’s sexual abuse survivors’ support group, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 6 p.m., Shalom office, 108 W. High St., Bryan. More...